Mr. Chen graduated from Shanghai Maritime University where Mr. Mervyn Chen got his LL.B and LL.M degrees in maritime law. After graduation, he worked with a shipping company. In1999, he joined a shipping law firm based in Shanghai and became a partner in 2004. Since 2006, as one of the founders of Wintell & Co, he has been engaged in both contentious and non-contentious foreign commercial matters involving maritime, shipping and insurance, etc.
Mervyn Chen is skilled in communicating and fully understanding the commercial interests of his clients. He receives much praise from his clients, courts and judicial bureaus etc. for successfully handling many comprehensive disputes and litigations for aviation companies, ship owners, P&I clubs, insurance companies, shipyards, importers and exporters, and financial leasing companies home and abroad, many of his cases have been selected as typical cases.
He is held in high regard by his clients. “We always look to him when we have difficult cases. He is noted for his ability to handle large disputes”, most of his clients asserted in the survey of Chambers.
Now, he is also a vice chairman of Maritime Law Committee of All China Lawyers Association and the chairman of Maritime Law Committee of Shanghai Lawyers Association. He is a professor at Law School of East China University of Political Science and Law, and he is also a visiting researcher at Institute of Marine Insurance Law of Dalian Maritime University.